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US, Mexico Solve Teksid Hierro Labor Violation Using Trade Pact

Aug. 16, 2022, 8:30 PM

The US and Mexico resolved a labor-rights issue at an auto-parts facility owned by Teksid Hierro de Mexico after Washington raised concern about the plant’s practices using provisions in a regional trade agreement.

  • The measures taken after invoking the US-Mexico-Canada Agreement’s so-called rapid-response mechanism “will help end eight years of rights violations against Teksid workers and advance their freedom of association and ability to collectively bargain,” US Labor Secretary Marty Walsh says in a statement distributed by the Office of the US Trade Representative
  • The US on June 6 asked Mexico for a review under the trade deal’s labor rules ...